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Rodents Are on the Increase!

As the weather gets cooler the rodents are looking for somewhere warm and away from the cold nights.

The threat of rats and mice are common regardless where you live either in rural or urban areas. In most cases, these pests may have even entered your home without you knowing, which exposes your family to the vast array of diseases these creatures bring.

Essential Pest Solutions technicians are the experts in providing rodent solutions to

With the ability to transmit pathogens to humans as well as household pets, rodent infestations are not to be taken lightly, especially when the health and well-being of your loved ones are at stake.

Here is some helpful information you need to know to protect your family and home.

Check For Rodent Entry Points Around the House

Rodents don’t even need a tree branch to climb to get into your home because they can scale sheer walls like spiders to reach a second storey. Rats and mice can flatten themselves to slip through tiny openings, so the best thing to do is call Essential Pest Solutions to find the likely entry points and eradicate the pests.

  • Door gaps
  • Electrical wires
  • Fence railings
  • Gaps between materials
  • Plumbing
  • Poorly sealed doors and window frames
  • Roof vents, air conditioning, and heating units
  • Tree branches
  • Weak foundations and materials
  • Window ledges and sills
  • Weep vents and water conduits
  • Corrugation sheeting and tiled roofs
Rodent entering through a weep hole

Rodent entering through a weephole

How do you identify rodent invasions?

While it’s always better to catch the rats and mice before their populations grow into larger infestations, how do you know if you have a problem? The following are some signs to look out for:

Rodents Nest

Rodents Nest

  • Small chew marks
  • Rat excretions (E.g., droppings and urine)
  • Rodent footprints or tracks
  • Heightened allergies that are not caused by seasonal changes
  • Scampering, scratching or gnawing noise
  • Holes on walls or cabinets or other materials
  • Rotting odour (Possibly due to dead rats)

Contact Essential Pest Solutions for your rodent control for effective results. With up-to-date knowledge of the industry and competitive prices, we have the expertise and level of service ready to solve all your pest related problems with ease.

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